Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Lens on Syria Captures the Destruction of War

Magazine article Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

Lens on Syria Captures the Destruction of War

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Daniel Demeter gave a photo presentation on his new book, Lens on Syria: A Photographic Tour of Its Ancient and Modern Culture, (available from Middle East Books and More) on Sept. 22 at George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Demeter spent his 20s traveling the world, visiting more than 35 countries. During one of his trips, he attempted to travel by land from Egypt to China. After passing through Jordan in 2003 he ended up in Syria, where he fell in love with the country and stayed there for an extended period of time. He later completed his travel to China, but then returned to Syria, from 2006 to 2009, to begin the project that would become his book.

In Lens on Syria, Demeter's goal was to share the culture and history of Syria and its people with the world. Beyond being an entry point for new travelers, he wanted to provide a more comprehensive guide for those who want to spend more than a few weeks in Syria and see some of the sights not in the typical tour book. …

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